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“Calm lessons”

Written on: 08/07/2014 by lbanner (1 review written)

I met my instructor yesturday for the first time. I found him really helpful, cheerful and calm. He helped to calm my nerves and I was happy to start from the bottom. I had previous private instructor that hardly taught me anything but the advisor soon taught me the basics… Read Full Review

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“Bennets driving review! -Excellent!”

Written on: 28/05/2014 by erKennedy496 (1 review written)

My driving instructor was very detailed and thorough. Worth the money unlike some other driving schools where I felt it was a money grabbing scheme! Very happy with my instructor, without her I wouldn't have passed! Definitely would recommend her!… Read Full Review

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“Good quality lessons”

Written on: 22/05/2014 by ChloeOsborne18 (1 review written)

Becky Tandy was my instructor and if it wasn't for her supporting me and our little chats I wouldn't have had the confidence to do it!! Very good at teaching thoroughly and quick to get me passed!! Very happy would recomened her as an instructor to anyone… Read Full Review

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“Highly recommended, cheap and definitely worth it.”

Written on: 25/04/2014 by C.b.lloyd (1 review written)

The cheapest lessons I've come across, and very good value for money. I had the most awesome driving instructor ever, she was really lovely and never shouted at me even when I was annoying. Got on really well with her, even though I'm not a big fan of driving, she got me through my test so I take my hat off too her as I'm pretty sure I didn't make it an easy task at times. Would recommend her to everyone! Overall, I had a lovely experience so thank you so much!… Read Full Review

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“PLEASE READ, DO NOT MAKE A BIG MISTAKE”

Written on: 11/04/2014 by andrealesleydavies (1 review written)

what a waste of time and money, shorted on every lesson due to some excuse or another. instructor was an arrogant waste of space. took up the offer advertised at 4 2 hour lessons and 1 1 hour for a total of £56.00, only to be told on the very last lesson that the instructor had booked it for 2 hours and that i had to pay an extra 19.00. instructors are contracted out through bennetts so the telephone operators convenientally cant do anything to help, apart from waffle on and talk rubbish… Read Full Review

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“Waste of time, money & confidence”

Written on: 10/04/2014 by Catharine-G (1 review written)

Started well, but a lack of commitment, support and judgement in the (crucial) final stages. My son failed his test twice with Bennetts - the first time for trying to pull away in the wrong gear & the second for leaving an indicator on. Presumably this just means that the examiner thought he was a good driver but not quite good/confident enough to pass. The thing that really grates though is that we had to wait for 6 weeks between tests and the instructor could only fit in 2 lessons in that… Read Full Review

Flipper2012's Response to Catharine-G's Review

Written on: 16/04/2014

The fact that your son failed twice isn't the fault of the driving instructor.....nerves always play a big part on tests and this is clearly what happened if he was driving well everywhere else. Why would you want to pay out for lots of un-necessary lessons inbetween tests, when his only faults could be corrected quite easily!

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“Very friendly, built up my confidence afd value for money!”

Written on: 09/04/2014 by lotchet (1 review written)

After abandoning driving for 4 years due to moving city for university, I finally bit the bullet and took driving lessons again. I had previously been at test standard and drove regularly, however after so long without being behind the wheel I really had forgotten most things! I booked the 15hrs with test included, taking 4hrs a week (2x2hrs) with the test last Monday. K K was a fantastic instructor and a genuinely nice guy. He made me feel really calm before the test and gave some honest… Read Full Review

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“not good”

Written on: 20/03/2014 by poorservice123 (1 review written)

Not very good service as the instructors are always late or cancelling appointments and still charging you fully for the lesson all they don't seem to be intrested when you fail and won't come out on tests when asked with you overall I wouldn't recommend this firm at all very poor service all together. … Read Full Review

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“Highly professional instructor and driving school”

Written on: 05/03/2014 by SeshuJosyula (1 review written)

Bennett's Deiving School staff have been extremely professional and polite since day 1. Having not been able to attend the exam two on three occasions in the past affected my morale. Sirus McCarthy, my instructor has been a gem not only improving my confidence behind the wheels but helped me boost my morale. After a series of unfortunate events, I've finally passed my exam early February. Thanks Bennets and Sirus once again for your support. Will definitely recommend them to friends and… Read Full Review

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“Knowledgeable instructor. Though anti-social and...”

Written on: 06/02/2014 by Alex_Trimm (1 review written)

My instructor easily pointed out what I had to work on and helped me in doing so. Though before my test got extremely angry at me as I didn't indicate properly, and put me on edge for my test. He is overall a not nice person in many respects and I would not recommend him to anyone. As a representative of Bennetts he did not do a good job… Read Full Review

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“The best instructor - Bennetts Driving School in...”

Written on: 07/01/2014

Thank you Becky . I liked my lessons and passed for first time. Thank you !… Read Full Review

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“Simply the best”

Written on: 19/12/2013 by Emmastar88 (1 review written)

From the very first phonecall the staff at bennetts put me at ease. Friendly and professional the service was top notch, I was placed with my fabulous instructor RT and was impressed from the first lesson. Her tehnique and confidence was flawless and I knew I was in safe hands (having tried other instructors before). I enjoyed my lessons and passed first time with only 3 minors after 3 months. Highly recommended :)… Read Full Review

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“Passed in two months!!!!”

Written on: 01/11/2013

I had two failed driving tests when i was 18 and gave up, now 24 decided i needed to do it again for work reasons, Bennets had an instructor phone me and ask all about my driving history and we both decided to try eachother out, i had an initial two hour lesson and got reassured and complimented alot considering i hadnt drove for 6 years, on my next lesson i got encouraged to book my test so i didnt waste money learning etc etc, 6 weeks waiting list so had one lesson per week and learnt more… Read Full Review

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“Quality and worth it!”

Written on: 12/10/2013 by jackismad (1 review written)

My instuctor Becky Tandy was supportive when mistakes were made, made sure u knew everything you needed to and more! I found the lessons relaxing aswell as hands on it was great! Highly recommend!… Read Full Review

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“Passed my driving tests 1st time”

Written on: 19/09/2013

I was petrified of learning to drive, but turning 40 this year made me want to do something to mark the occasion, so I faced my fears and signed up with Bennetts. My instructor was calming, fun, patient and he tailored every lesson to meet my needs whilst always reassuring me of my progress and abilities. My fear soon became excitement and my lessons led me to pass both written and practical tests with flying colours 1st time! I highly recommend my instructor from Bennetts driving school -… Read Full Review

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“Rude and unreliable instructor”

Written on: 03/09/2013

I found Bennetts Driving school pretty randomly, and deeply regret it! My instructor didn't turn up to two consecutive lessons, with no explanation, despite the fact that I still had to pay for any lessons that I didn't cancel 48 hours before the lesson. Not only this but he was rude whilst learning and often made me feel uncomfortable. He was unsupportive and not what you expect from someone who is teaching another person… Read Full Review

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“Passed in 3 months!!”

Written on: 20/08/2013 by Lulu85 (1 review written)

I had a great experience learning to drive with Bennetts Driving School, my instructor Becky Tandy was so friendly and really makes the effort to teach you in a style that suits you best so you learn really quick and it all sticks! She was also very encouraging and professional and the prices are very reasonable too so no complaints! I started having lessons at the beginning of May 2013 and by 22nd July 2013 I had passed both my theory and practical tests first time around and with no previous… Read Full Review

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“Passed First Time!”

Written on: 11/08/2013 by sunnyd83 (1 review written)

Paul my driving instructor was excellent and I passed first time! I would recommend Paul to get you through your test! Excellent instructor who is very clear in explaining things and makes maneuvers simple with the way he teaches them. Highly recommended!… Read Full Review

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“I Passed First Time!!”

Written on: 25/07/2013 by ShannShann95 (1 review written)

I would recommend Bennett's Driving School to everyone! Its cheap and reliable, and my instructor was fantastic. If you have my instructor you are guaranteed a pass! I was only taking lessons for 4 and a half months, and I passed my theory and driving test first time. I had two instructors in the time I was at Bennett's, once I got himl, I perfected all of my manoeuvres, and he built up my confidence to help me also perfect my controlled stop. He taught me a lot of new things that I never… Read Full Review

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“Really good instructor, very good service”

Written on: 06/07/2013

I passed first time with only 3 minors with my Bennetts instructor! I wanted the smallest number of lessons, and I passed with only eight hours of tuition, which was in no small part due to the fantastic instruction I received. My instructor was very encouraging, and I learnt something every lesson; nothing was ever boring. She also made me feel a lot more confident about taking my test. I would recommend this school 100%, especially if your instructor is Becky Tandy!… Read Full Review

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